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Researcher believes that Google Glass could go on sale for $300

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By now, everyone is just about fed up with Google Glass. The wearable has been all over the web and news for ages, but since it is yet to be officially announced, no one can get their hands on it.

The wearable industry is set to boom within the next few years and with it, fancy eye wear such as Google Glass will be a hot selling gadget, but what will it cost you? Topology Research Institute’s Jason Tsai believes that despite current owners of the device having forked out $1,500 to get their hands on pre-release hardware, final versions that will hit the market later this year, or early next year, are likely to go on sale for just $300. Tsai gets this price by adding the sum of the cost of all of the components and likely adding some profits and other related expenses to it.

The Institute claims that the wearable tech industry is set to be worth over $18 billion by 2018, a significant increase from 2011′s $1.2 billion.

Written by Dion Guillaume

August 10th, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Dell apparently working on smartwatch of their own

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As the never ending list of companies supposedly working on a smartwatch offering continues, Dell has filled a space of its own hinting at a Dell branded smartwatch before the end of the year.

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July 4th, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Sony SmartWatch 2 launched, may prove to lead the Android smart watch wars

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Make way Apple iWatch and Samsung Galaxy Watch, Sony has just launched the Sony SmartWatch 2, their next generation smart watch for all Android smartphones, and considering that it’s early compared to its rumoured counterparts, it may just prove successful.

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June 25th, 2013 at 12:31 pm

Sony preparing new smartwatch for next week’s Mobile Asia Expo

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Sony first introduced their smartwatch early last year, it gained a following, but not as much traction as the company has hoped for. Nonetheless the company continued providing support to the device, but with recent rumours of an Apple iWatch and a Samsung Galaxy Watch, Sony seems to have upped their game and may lead the smartwatch revolution. The early bird catches the worm right?

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June 21st, 2013 at 11:57 am

Google Glass teardown reveals tiny inyards, even smaller battery

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Google Glass has been floating around all over the internet for over a year now, the ultimate eyewear, but it’s still not available. Two individuals, Star Simpson and Scott Torborg, decided to take theirs apart to see what makes it tick, and how disappointed are we now.

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June 12th, 2013 at 10:36 am

Google Glass specifications revealed, not bad for a wearable

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Ever since Google Glass was first unveiled at last year’s annual Google I/O developer conference, one thing has remained unclear; what is inside Google Glass? Well, some newly published support pages have revealed what we can expect to find inside Google Glass.

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April 16th, 2013 at 9:01 am